History of Milton

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

“MILTON, only 7 miles from the Delaware Bay in a direct line but many more by the convoluted Broadkill, is one of the little old Delaware towns that prospered through shipbuilding and shipping in the 19 century. The shipyards have long ago disappeared from the foot of Union and Federal Streets… The business section displays […]


Emergency Preparedness Links

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Fact Sheet – Hurricane Preparedness Excerpts from “Disaster Supplies Kit” developed by FEMA and the American Red Cross – Pet Preparedness Tips FEMA and American Red Cross “Emergency Preparedness Checklist” – Red Cross Disaster Preparedness Checklist   Delmarva Power Storm Preparation Handbook http://www.delmarva.com/uploadedFiles/wwwdelmarvacom/DelmarvaStormPreparationHandbook.pdf Weathering the Storm Fact Sheet http://www.delmarva.com/uploadedFiles/wwwdelmarvacom/PHI0377D_ERIP_FactSheet.pdf Power Restoration Process Video […]


Cape Gazette: Emergency home repair program launched

Date Posted: Friday, August 18th, 2017

Emergency home repair program launched July 16, 2017 The Delaware State Housing Authority has announced that qualified homeowners in need of assistance to keep their homes livable can apply for assistance from the new Statewide Emergency Repair Program. The new program is administered by the Milford Housing Development Corporation, which was awarded $600,000 by DSHA […]


Milton Turns the Town Teal

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Milton participates for the second year, in “Turn the Towns Teal” September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.  Milton participated in the national campaign to promote awareness of ovarian cancer and its symptoms by hanging teal ribbons on light poles, signs, and trees along Federal and Union Streets, and in Memorial Park. We are thankful […]


Public Notice: Water rates (09/13/17: updated with final schedule of rates)

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Posted on September 13, 2017, at 1:21pm: Water rate public notice – final rates   Click to view the Public Notice related to water rates effective October 1, 2017: Water rate public notice    


Long Neck United Methodist Church: Recycle and Shredding Event

Date Posted: Thursday, August 10th, 2017

FREE recycling and paper shredding event will be held on Saturday, September 9th, 8am-2pm, in Long Neck Please mark your calendar for a FREE recycling and paper shredding event that Representative Ruth Briggs-King will be sponsoring in Long Neck on Saturday, September 9th. Household hazardous waste and used electronic goods can be dropped off to […]


WMDT: Milton Creates Blue-Lines to Support Law Enforcement

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Click here to view WMDT’s news segment that showcases Milton as the first Sussex County town to paint blue lines within crosswalks in support of law enforcement officers: Milton Creates Blue-Lines to Support America’s Law Enforcement


Guide to Rehabilitation and Construction in the Milton Historic District

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Guide to Rehab and Constr in the Milton Historic District


Press Release: ACLU Complaint

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Click the following link to view the Press Release: Press Release – ACLU Complaint


2017 Comprehensive Plan Public Hearing

Date Posted: Friday, May 19th, 2017

milton-comp-plan_part-1_chps-7_053117 milton-comp-plan-part-2_chps-8-10-part_053117 milton-comp-plan-part-3_chps-10-part-appendices_053117 map-a-region map-b-ortho-aerial map-c-roads-and-boundaries map-d1-natural-and-environmental ma-d2-agricultural-lands map-e-existing-land-use map-f-existing-zoning map-g-future-land-use-expansion-area map-h-state-investment-strategy-areas-agriculture-districts map-i-town-center map-j-historic-resources map-k-source-water-resources map-l-water-system-map   LEGAL NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Milton will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the Milton Library, 121 Union Street, Milton, […]


Cape Gazette: Kristy Rogers promoted to Milton town manager

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Maddy Lauria January 27, 2017 Kristy Rogers promoted to Milton town manager Position filled for first time since 2013 Kristy Rogers is Milton’s new town manager, a position that has been vacant since 2013. MADDY LAURIA PHOTOS Congratulatory flowers are on display in Kristy Rogers’ office after she was recently promoted to town manager. Kristy […]